Blog and Cadet News

2018 Junior Cadet Leadership Camp (JCLC)

posted Jun 26, 2018, 7:04 PM by Kearny JROTC

During the summer, many of our cadets joined the 8th Brigade to participate in the annual Junior Cadet Leadership Camp, commonly known as JCLC. It is a great way for cadets to bond with one another and helps focus on leadership development, confidence, and problem solving skills. Some fun organized activities that were featured in this event include canoeing, archery, and more. We hope more cadets join us for this fun activity next year!

- c/CPT Bui



2018 Kearny Graduation

posted Jun 14, 2018, 4:38 PM by Kearny JROTC

On June 12th, we supported Kearny's Class of 2018 graduates by passing out pamphlets to family and friends in Golden Hall. In addition, our Color Guard presented the colors for this special ceremony. Thank you to all those who helped out in this event and congratulations to our new Kearny graduates! We will miss you but we know that you will continue on to greater things.

- c/CPT Bui

Ice Skating Fundraiser

posted Jun 11, 2018, 10:59 PM by Kearny JROTC

On Friday, June 8th, our cadets showed off their skating skills at the San Diego Ice Arena in support of Kearny AJROTC. Sandwiches were provided as cadets enjoyed each other’s company. Thank you to everyone who participated in this fundraiser. We hope to encourage more cadets to join us in the next ice skating event.

-c/2LT Sunga

End of the Year Banquet

posted Jun 10, 2018, 7:42 PM by Kearny JROTC

On Friday, June 8th, cadets gathered as we had our End of the Year Banquet where we reflected on what we did within our program this academic year of 2017-2018. We also promoted our new Battalion Staff, led by our very own Senior Army Instructor, COL Gregory Johnson. We were able to bond as we all dined on pizza. We would like to thank all of the cadets who came to the banquet. Congratulations to everyone for successfully finishing the school year, and we hope to see both old and new cadets next school year!

-c/2LT Sunga

2018 Pass In Review

posted May 23, 2018, 9:07 AM by Kearny JROTC   [ updated May 24, 2018, 12:29 AM ]

On May 19th, cadets from all thirteen units from the SDUSD Joint Brigade were acknowledged in the Pass in Review ceremony held in Lincoln High School. Awards were given out to outstanding cadets for their achievements. We congratulate all of the cadets who were awarded and recognized along with those involved with the change of command. This event proves the exemplary performances of our cadets throughout the school year. We would like to thank all of those who participated and helped to continue this long standing tradition.

-c/2LT Sunga

Pass In Review

2018 Award Ceremony

posted May 18, 2018, 8:12 PM by Kearny JROTC

On May 15th, we acknowledged the achievements of many of our outstanding cadets during our Unit Award Ceremony. With out Army Instructors and guest speakers, many different awards and even scholarships were given out. A formal change of command was also conducted with the announcement of our new Battalion Staff for the upcoming school year. This event was one step towards wrapping the school year while inspiring cadets to go above and beyond to lead us o new heights in the future.

- c/CPT Bui

2018 Award Ceremony

2018 Linda Vista Parade

posted May 1, 2018, 4:42 PM by Kearny JROTC

On April 28th, many of our cadets marched at the Linda Vista Parade, representing our Battalion. Led by our Color Guard, cadets from all of our companies marched with our Battalion staff and our Armed and Unarmed Drill Team, who performed their routines as they marched. Thank you to everyone who participated and represented!


-c/2LT Sunga

2018 Exhibition Drill

posted Apr 24, 2018, 9:54 PM by Kearny JROTC   [ updated Apr 25, 2018, 8:58 AM ]

On Saturday, April 21st, our Armed and Unarmed Drill Teams represented Kearny in the 2018 Exhibition Drill Competition, hosted at James Madison High School. This event allows cadets to represent our Battalion by showcasing and exhibiting our skills through rifle spins and steps. Our participating cadets practiced hard and did their best to give an outstanding performance. It was also a good environment for cadets from different schools to interact with each other. Thank you so much to those who competed!

-c/2LT Sunga

Brigade Staff Applications for School Year 2018-2019

posted Apr 15, 2018, 1:16 PM by Kearny JROTC

Hello cadets! If you are interested in becoming one of our Joint Brigade Staff in the next school year of 2018-2019, please fill out the documents attached below. There will also be a document attached about the Joint Brigade Staff Positions as well as their duties and responsibilities. We encourage cadets to consider serving in our District Joint Brigade Staff. 

**Please note that you must be an incoming senior (a senior in the School Year of 2018-2019) in order to apply.**

Brigade Staff Nomination Form

Brigade Staff Position Descriptions

Cadet Challenge 2018

posted Apr 10, 2018, 10:48 PM by Kearny JROTC

On Saturday, April 7th, our very own Raiders team competed in Cadet Challenge, a SDUSD Joint Brigade competition which took place at Hoover High School. The Raiders team went against athletic teams from twelve other units in our school district. Our competing cadets participated in these categories: push-ups, sit-ups, basketball toss and relay race. Despite the competitiveness of each cadet, it was a very social and spirited atmosphere. Thank you so much to those who competed!

-c/2LT Sunga

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